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Parliamentary question - E-004228/2021Parliamentary question

Electricity interconnection capacity objectives

Question for written answer  E-004228/2021
to the Commission
Rule 138
Nicolás González Casares (S&D)

The European Commission rightly maintains that the emergence of renewables, coupled with increased electricity interconnection capacity, will help achieve greater competitiveness, lower electricity prices and a more integrated European market. In fact, however, the goal of achieving a 15 % interconnection target by 2030 is far from being achieved in certain regions of Europe, such as the Iberian Peninsula, which has an interconnection capacity of no more than 2.8 %.

In view of the ongoing developments affecting the necessary infrastructural projects and the realisation thereof, such as the revision of the Regulation on trans-European energy infrastructure (TEN-E) and the forthcoming adoption of the fifth list of Projects of Common Interest (PCI):

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